AnnouncementPRIDE Industries is a fast-paced company with a mission: To Create Jobs for People with Disabilities while providing high quality, value-added solutions to our nationwide customers. We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:Job DescriptionPRIDE IndustriesJob Description Job: Landscape GardenerJob Code: 164-PR-Landscape GardenerHR Title Group: Commercial Contracts (Custodial & Landscape)Salary Grade: N15FLSA Status: Non-ExemptApproval Date: September 2020SUPERVISES:There are no direct reports with this position.POSITION SUMMARY:Under close supervision, the Landscape Gardener installs and maintains landscaped areas, roads, and parking lots of assigned facilities. Employees in this job perform work to assure grounds are maintained in safe and pristine condition. This job class requires knowledge of landscaping practices, procedures, supplies and equipment and the ability to perform landscaping job functions in a safe and timely manner.TYPICAL DUTIES:Performs landscape maintenance activities and improvement projects at customer locations.
Mows lawns, trims hedges and shrubs, maintains overall appearance of landscape vegetation and grounds.
Applies fertilizer, weed killer, and necessary pesticides, pulls weeds, and maintains flower beds.
Picks up trash, leaves, and provides a clean and neat appearance of the grounds.
Monitors and maintains irrigation systems to ensure that vegetation is properly irrigated.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
Denotes Essential Job FunctionMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:A minimum of one year of experience in landscaping is preferred;
Knowledge of landscape maintenance standards and techniques, materials, and the safe and proper use of chemicals preferred;
Ability to communicate effectively and respond to questions and requests from team, customers and others;
Effective written communication skills using appropriate business English;
Human relations skills to maintain effective working relationships with team;
Effective customer service skills.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:High School Diploma or GEDCERTIFICATES REQUIRED: The following licenses or certificates may be required depending on local, state and/or contract requirements: N/APHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Employees may experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time: Standing, and/or walking Bending and stooping Exposure to toxic substances Exposure to wind, rain, cold, and heat Noise from equipment Lifting 35 lbs. regularly WORK ENVIRONMENT: Majority of work is performed outside at job sites subject to weather conditions in an environment using landscaping tools and equipment. Travel between worksites may be required.DISCLAIMER:The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor’s instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.At PRIDE, we make a difference in the lives of many, one job at a time.How to ApplyIf you are interested in working for this unique organization that blends business with a social mission, please apply online at www.prideindustries.com .PRIDE Industries is a VEVRAA federal contractor committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Visit our website to learn more! PRIDE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) PRIDE will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all federal, state, and local laws.Type Full Time RegularLocation US-CA-Pacoima